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Tennessee State University, Meharry Medical College Announce New Partnership to Create Pipeline of African...

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 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University (TSU) and Meharry Medical College, two historically Black academic institutions in Nashville, today announced a new partnership focused on establishing a pipeline of African-American doctors and dentists who will provide essential care to underserved communities. The initiative is named after one of TSU’s most distinguished graduates, Dr. [...]

TSU to honor its veterans during virtual program, recognize United States Colored Troops

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University will honor its veterans with a special virtual program on Nov. 11, despite the pandemic.



The University’s annual Veterans Day program is usually an in-person tradition, but the coronavirus changed that this year, as it has all of TSU’s activities. [...]

TSU joins billion-dollar esports industry, new program prepares students for jobs as game creators,...

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University is among a growing number of HBCUs that are getting into the billion-dollar industry of competitive video game playing, or esports. 



Dr. Robbie Melton works with students in a coding program provided through TSU’s SMART Global Technology Innovation Center. (TSU Media Relations)



 Historically black colleges and universities say it’s not all about fun and games, and believe esports is a steppingstone to jobs and internships for students. [...]

TSU students, faculty present research at virtual Honors College TED Talk

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University students and faculty from various disciplines presented research this week at a virtual TED Talk organized by the Honors College.



Dr. Coreen Jackson



The event on Tuesday was held via Zoom this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. However, there was still strong attendance from the campus community to hear topics that included cancer research, mental health, prison reform, the coronavirus pandemic, and the foreign market exchange. [...]

TSU planning historic virtual Homecoming celebration amid pandemic

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University may not be having a traditional Homecoming this year because of the pandemic, but its Big Blue spirit will still shine through another way – virtually. For 2020, TSU has planned several virtual events Oct. [...]

TSU Aristocrat of Bands committed to 100 percent voter registration, band director urges voting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – The director of Tennessee State University’s world-renowned Aristocrat of Bands has a message for his band members and anyone else: Vote! AOB band members (l to r) Don Jones, Tameria Cole, and Kayla Jenkins  Dr. [...]

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